Mental Health, Presenters

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez-0520_preview (1)Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who provides individual and couples sychotherapy in her private practice in Ridgefield, Connecticut, where she specializes in relationships. Kelley has a calling to help those going through difficult times, especially those considering,
going through or dealing with post-divorce recovery. Everything Kelley does reflects a positive psychology mindset, where the belief is that you can change thinking and behaviors through mindfulness, compassion, nutrition and wellness, movement and perseverance. She has trained in the following models: AASECT Sex Therapy advanced training, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Gottman Couples Therapy Models, and was the first therapist in CT to incorporate Discernment Counseling in her practice. She is also a Board Certified Coach.
Kelley is committed to improving the lives of her clients and the community by providing positive, strength-based, research-driven approaches that work! Her background is diverse, with a MS in Counseling and an MS in Education. In addition to being in private practice, Kelley’s has presented on issues regarding:relationship & mental health issues to the Connecticut Counseling Association, to divorce support groups, and to undergraduate and graduate teachers in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at Western Connecticut State University. She has worked formerly for Danbury Youth Services as a Youth and Family Counselor and developed the concept and co-curated the, “Preventing Lethal Violence in Schools” conference that took place at Post University, in May 2015, which brought mental health, education and law enforcement together.  She is also a member of the Legislative Committee, Connecticut Counseling Association.

Contact Kelley:
kelleyhopkinsalvarez.com
(203) 948-0938